EUROPE

Poland is buying 250 M1 Abrams tanks from the United States to counter Russian aggression.
Poland Confirms Purchase of M1 Abrams Tanks, Modernizing Military to Counter Russia
Polish defense minister Mariusz Blaszczak announced on July 15 that his country would be purchasing 250 M1A2 Abrams SEPv3 battle tanks from the United States. The deal, worth $6 billion, will also include logistical and...
Israeli defense minister Benny Gantz has spoken about bolstering Israeli forces in light of Iran's nuclear weapon ambitions.
Israel Defense Minister Calls for Military Expansion to Counter Potential Iran Nuclear Threat
Benny Gantz, defense minister of Israel, has called for strengthening the country’s military to better compete with a nuclear weapon-equipped Iran. He asked the government to ensure security services maintain military superiority, “which ensures our...
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French Protest as Macron Announces ‘Health Pass’ Vaccine Passport Mandatory for Nearly All Public Life
France will implement vaccine passports across the country starting next month, according to a July 12 announcement by President Emmanuel Macron. The Associated Press reported citizens will now be made to scan France’s QR code-based...
An illustration picture shows a smartphone screen displaying a Covid-19 vaccine record on the National Health Service (NHS) app in London on May 18, 2021.
UK to Encourage Use of COVID-19 Vaccine Passports After July 19 Reopening
The UK government had earlier proposed that July 19 would mark the end of all COVID-19 restrictions. Speaking at the House of Commons, health secretary Sajid Javid confirmed the plan but with an added condition....
Newport Wafer Fab is the UK's largest wafer fab, which produces 20nm processes that are mainly used as automotive wafers.
China Buys UK’s Largest Semiconductor Firm, Raising National Security Concerns
With Beijing facing a chip shortage under U.S.-led global technology sanctions, Chinese companies have been aggressively acquiring global semiconductor plants since the coronavirus pandemic began last year. Its latest purchase was Newport Wafer Fab (NWF),...
Virgin Founder Richard Branson Kicks Off Billionaire Space Tourism Race With Successful Unity 22 Mission
The billionaire space race was kicked off when Sir Richard Branson, the British founder of Virgin Galactic, entered space with a private crew on Sunday, July 11, launching from New Mexico. Branson’s historic space adventure,...
BBC has lost a million subscribers over the past two years
BBC Loses 1 Million Subscribers, Plans to End Free TV for People Aged Above 75
The BBC seems to be facing a crisis of survival right on the heels of the global pandemic. Over the past two years, a million households in the United Kingdom stopped paying the TV license...
Members of the public arrive to receive a dose of a COVID-19 vaccine inside a temporary vaccination centre set up at the Emirates Stadium, home to Arsenal football club, in north London on June 25, 2021.
UK COVID-19 Vaccination Rate Plunges, Research Studies Against Child Inoculation
The rate of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccinations in the UK has slowed down over the past weeks. Even though the country is one of the most vaccinated in the world, the number of infections...
UK Labour MPs hold placards promoting socialism as they demonstrate against Brexit during a public relations stunt outside Portcullis House on March 5, 2019 in London, England. A study by UK think tank Institute of Economic Affairs found 67 percent of Millennials and Generation Z say they long to live under socialist policies. The oldest Millennials would be in their 40s today.
Two-Thirds of UK Under-45 Want to Live in Socialism: Study
A recent study conducted by a UK think tank uncovered a startling and widespread shift in the attitude of the Millennial and Zoomer (Gen Z) generations away from a desire to live in and construct...